Community Leaders

Leonard Simons
August 1, 2013

Leonard N. Simons

Detroit ad man, scholar, historian, author, activist, philanthropist . . . This was Leonard N. Simons.

Anna Kohn
August 1, 2013


Meet Anna Kohn, 28, Director, Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue; Self-Designed “Detroitologist,” Social media expert, Fundraiser, Grant writer. Devilsticker. Bikes to work.

Governor Snyder in Israel
August 1, 2013

Meetings of Minds in Israel

A mission to build Michigan ties to Israel, organized in part by the Detroit Jewish Federation and the Michigan Business Bridge

The Maddins
July 1, 2013

NEXTGen’s Annual Meeting

Federation's "Past, Present and Future" marked a night of celebration and a banner year for NEXTGen Detroit.

Robb Lippitt
July 1, 2013

Fast Dance Company Man

Meet Robb Lippitt, 44, biz wiz and career volunteer; CEO Revolution Dancewear; gifted fundraiser, tennis player, frequent flyer, home chef, children's author. Sleeps little.

June 1, 2013

Federation’s Young Leaders

Spotlight on Amy Shefman, David Kramer and Ilana Liss, recipients of Federation's Young Leadership Awards.

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